From Middle English waifaringejourneyingfrom Old English wegfarendewegwaywayfarendepresent participle offaranto go on a journeyper-2 in Indo-European roots
trans., English Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages, by L.
Shortly before his death Edward founded Christ's Hospital in the Grey Friars, and gave the old palace of Bridewell to the city " for the lodging of poor wayfaring people, the correction of vagabonds and disorderly persons, and for finding them work."
The medieval mind was only too prone to look on morality as a highly technical art, quite as difficult as medicine or chancery law - a path where wayfaring men were certain to err, with no guide but their unsophisticated conscience.
Wayfaring Tree (Viburnum Lantana) - One of the two kinds native of Britain, and frequent in hedgerows and copses, especially in chalk or limestone soils.
The Society for the Improvement of the Poor, constructed and opened (1921) the Wayfaring hotel to accommodate 500 men.